• Bobby Greiner Named Industry Manager for Films and Flexible Packaging for SpecMetrix Systems

    By Converter on January 27, 2020
    Sensory Analytics, the fast-growing supplier of highly precise and award-winning SpecMetrix coating thickness and film layer measurement systems, is pleased to announce the promotion of Robert (Bobby) Greiner to Industry Manager for Films and Flexible Packaging. Greiner most previously served as the Technical Sales Manager at the company. In his newly expanded role, Greiner will be responsible for leading domestic […]
  • LLFlex to Open New North Carolina Manufacturing Facility in January 2020

    By Converter on January 23, 2020
    LLFlex – a global leader in packaging materials and industrial laminate solutions for the building & construction, wire & cable, tobacco and other consumer packaging industries – is set to open a new 73,500-square-foot fully integrated manufacturing facility in High Point, North Carolina, that will provide the company’s premium products and services to customers in the US and abroad. The […]

    By Converter on January 10, 2020
    A cross-party parliamentary group warning that firms are replacing plastic with potentially more harmful alternatives for the environment is a wakeup call for companies to redouble their sustainability efforts, says an industry expert. Dave Berriman, Technical Sales Support Manager at ULMA Packaging UK, commented: “Recent cross-party parliamentary warnings surrounding replacing plastic packaging in the wake of the Green Alliance’s recent […]
  • Zolemba improves production efficiency by 20 per cent

    By Converter on January 9, 2020
    Netherlands based label converter, Zolemba BV, has installed a Martin Automatic MBS unwind splicer to improve productivity at its plant in Haaksbergen. The MBS non-stop unit, which is fitted to a 530mm converting line that has two flexo print stations and two die cutting units, has made a significant difference to machine downtime for roll changes with the line typically […]
  • Lorax Compliance reports on half a million tonnes of packaging in first five years

    By Converter on December 11, 2019
    Environmental reporting specialist Lorax Compliance celebrates its fifth anniversary, having achieved an impressive trajectory since its launch in 2014. Founded to help companies manage the escalating scope and complexity of environmental compliance, Lorax has won multiple awards for its services and has developed a substantial client base that includes FTSE 500 businesses. Since its inception, Lorax has experienced significant growth […]
  • Future of Packaging on Display at UK’s Largest Industry Event

    By Converter on December 9, 2019
    Packaging professionals from household names through to independent brands will come together to discover the latest technologies and solutions when Label&Print, Ecopack, Empack, and Contract Pack & Fulfilment return to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 & 27 February. Together with their co-located show, Packaging Innovations, the events offer industry professionals the chance to experience cutting-edge products for the first-time, learn from […]
  • Compostable label stock now certified

    By Converter on December 5, 2019
    In cases where waste cannot be avoided, it should at least be recyclable or suitable for composting. Reflecting its sustainable approach, HERMA has now taken a further step in this direction. The label stocks consisting of the label materials HERMAextracoat (grade 242) or HERMAtherm Bio (grade 908) and the special adhesive 62N have now been awarded the so-called Keimling (seedling) […]

    By Converter on December 4, 2019
    Screen has announced that leading UK label print provider, Hine Labels, is expanding its application offering by manufacturing flexible printed pouches with its UV inkjet label press under the brand name of According to Bill Hine MD of Hine Labels, it was a logical decision to apply its existing Truepress Jet L350UV+LM to digitally print pouches. Hine explains: ‘With its […]
  • Acquisition of Comexi S1 DT allows Multisac to gain in productivity

    By Converter on November 27, 2019
    Comexi, a specialist in solutions for the printing industry and the conversion of flexible packaging, and Multisac, a leading French company which is part of the Sigoplast Group, have strengthened their commercial relationship, due to the acquisition of a fully automatized Comexi slitter S1 DT. As a result of this purchase, Multisac has obtained a gain in productivity in comparison […]
  • E-commerce an ideal for new speed boxes

    By Converter on November 26, 2019
    Samuel Grant Packaging are delighted to announce the launch of their new Speed Boxes, brought to the market in conjunction with PackSynergy. The boxes are an ideal solution for e-commerce. They are quick to assemble, seal and open, reducing labour costs. They are fully customisable and can be printed on, both inside and outside. The speed boxes are available in […]